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Combat Bulletin #60, 1945


Published 1945


U.S. Army combat activities during the first 2 weeks of June, 1945.

Title cards:
  • Activities in European Theater of Operations: (22,000 lb. RAF "Volcano" bombs)
  • Oslo: (474th Infantry Regiment C-37s arrive in Oslo to evacuate German troops. 96th battalion are Norwegian-Americans.)
  • Gen. Eisenhower In Paris: (June 14, 1945 in Paris. Receives medal from DeGaulle.)
  • North America: LVT's For Beachhead Operations. (LVT repair.)
  • North America: Wire-Laying By Planes. (Via C-47 airplane 1 mile of wire every 30 seconds.)
  • China: Activities of 6th Army Group. (Chinese troops are taken to the Burma front by the U.S.)
  • Pacific: Service Schools In The Pacific. (11th Airborne Division paratroop jump school in Luzon. An Assault Signal Company practice amphibious landings.)
  • Pacific: Transportation Difficulties On Okinawa. (Heavy rains hamper transportation on Okinawa.)
  • USA: F7F Firecat. (New fighter-bomber.)

National Archives Description: "The original agency catalog description reads: Synopsis: Activities in European Theater of Operations - Tracked Landing Vehicles for beachhead operations - Wire-laying by airplane -- Activities of Sixth Army Group -- Service schools in Pacific, etc."
National Archives Identifier: 4522917

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Run time 20 minutes 6 seconds
Producer United States. Army
Audio/Visual sound, black & white
Language English


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